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on there. construction is set to start in early 2013. i contacted the city of san jose. it is aware of the plans and aware of the history of the site. correctly pointing out that lots of cleanup has been done through the years. janelle? >> thanks, scott. >> you bet. >>> in other news tonight, milpitas may be putting its police department on the chopping block. the city council is considering outsourcing its law enforcement to the santa clara county sheriff's office. the issue is on the agenda for tonight's city council meeting which is open to the public. it begins at 7:00 p.m. at city hall. >>> was ate crime of passion or pre-med etated murder. that's the issue surfacing in the trial of michelle esteban accused of killing michelle le. today esteban's boyfriend took the witness stand, telling the court about her escalating jealous of his platonic relationship with le. the 26-year-old nursing student disappeared in may of last year. her body was found four months later. the ex-boyfriend and esteban have a daughter together, and he testified that they tried to salvage their rocky rela
:00, a city hall showdown, as protesters demand answers to a deadly police shooting. >> shot down. protesters take over the city council meeting in oakland tonight. they're demanding to know more about an officer-involved shooting five months ago. tonight, that tactic worked. jean elle is live in oakland with more on that confrontation. >> reporter: jessica, alan blueford's parents are desperate to know more about the night an oakland police officer shot and killed their son. and tonight, with help from protesters, their voices were heard. >> we're not leaving here without being dragged out of here. there's hundreds more behind us. and then, there will be thousands. there will be no business as usual until there's justice for alan blueford. >> reporter: protesters demanding a police report about a shooting in may, taking over the city council meeting for the second time. city leaders closed gallery seating and limited the number of people allowed into the meeting. leaving a crowd of protesters in the hall, demanding access. wrestling with police when the gallery doors opened. back inside, ala
. it will take place at san francisco's city hall on october 16th. the family has invited a list of dignitaries, including former secretary of state george shultz and senator dianne feinstein. stevens went to piedmont high school and on to uc berkeley for college and uc hastings in san francisco for law school. the public is also invited to the service. but the city hall rotunda only holds about 700 people. stevens was 52 years old. >>> the san francisco bay is once again filled with the best sailors in the world as the america's cup series is back. that's where we find nbc bay area's laurence scott who is once again an honorary skipper. >> we are on the bay with team korea, victorious today in the america's cup series match racing qualifiers. the youngest skipper by far in the world series competitions here on the bay this weekend. tell me something. what a thrill, not just competing in your first race, but winning your first race. how did it go? >> it's pretty awesome. we managed to get a good start. and we kind of trying to throw it away a little. we managed to hold it together. and all the
of violence has san jose city leaders calling for action yet again. >>> and the first presidential debate now in the books, the surprising reaction from analyst and voters right here in the bay area. hear who they think came out on top and why. the news at 11:00 starts now. >>> good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. it was a deadly night out on the streets of san jose as police investigate two separate homicides just four hours and only four miles apart. homicides number 35 and 36 this year alone. bob redell is live at the police department. you just attended a press conference there, getting more information about the latest run of violence. bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. san jose in the past has prided itself on being america's safest big city has just racked up homicides number 35 and 36 for the year. police believe one of them is gang-related. when we spoke with sapd within the past hour, the officer wondered if the city's still had its gang tax force if that task force was still intact. a gro
're coming behind them and it will push this issue to the front of the city agenda and county's agenda to move forward with the new stadium and hopefully keep the team here. >> most a's fans hopes the stadium is built in oakland, fans in san jose want to see the team move south. >> our hope is that we continue to light a candle in san jose to make sure they know that san jose is wanting them to come here. >> reporter: a's officials acknowledge securing a new stadium is high on the wish list but the team's priority at the moment is playing ball. >> obviously that's the end goal for the organization but our immediate goal is to try to win the division, play good baseball and see how far we can go in the playoffs. >> reporter: we are back here live in front of the 45-year-old coliseum where you can see fans are streaming in to watch the a's take on the rangers. of course the team hopes to get one step closer to winning a division title. the game starts at 7:00 and we are told tickets are still available. reporting live in oakland, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> okay. thank you,
the work is finished by 2018th is a joint project shared by the city of fremont, alameda county and the vta. >>> closing two campus in the hope of avoiding a possible shutdown, san francisco city college will shut the castro campus instructional site. the classes held there will be relocated. they are hoping to save money and rent on operating costs. cool trustees made the decision last night as part of a plan to keep the school from losing its accreditation last year. the acrediting team blamed the school for going beyond its means. >> no doubt about it, it looks scary and violent. but it was just a drill. specialists in response training put on masks and carried prop guns as san jose city college, students, and staff rehearsed where to go and what to do under threat. the exercise would have been unthinkable just over a decade ago but now it's become a common safety measure. >> this is one of many different kind of training sessions we've had to prepare the students and faculty for any kind of an emergency situation. today's training is focused on the active shooting training. so it's very
are starting to spend. construction is also picking up in san jose. but the city apparently is not prepared. and that's causing delays. nbc bay area's kris sanchez is live in san jose with why one businessman blames the city for losing nearly everything. kris? >> reporter: hi there, janelle. well, if you have ever been through a construction project, then you know that things don't move nearly as fast as you hope that they would. but in san jose for months, things were taking a lot longer than they were supposed to. and that's primarily because the planning department was decimated by the recession. >> great ice cream. very good. >> reporter: this cream i have a fixture in this san jose downtown, at least it was until owner jeff mullen closed in order to move into a new space after ten years in business. >> my expectation of downtime was two to three months, okay. it turned into eight months. >> reporter: mullen says he lost $400,000 in revenue and nearly lost his home and his customer base. and while he was closed, other similar businesses moved in. he places much of the blame on the city
you on board one of the main attractions that will be drawing so many people into the city by the bay. that story coming up. >>> the giants and a's getting ready to kick off the post season. game times have been announced. we'll have a live report from both at&t and the a's in detr t detroit. we'll also bring you the pain at the pump. the bay area waking up to monster price jumps in gas prices. we'll tell you how hard you will be hit in the wallet. the news at 11:00 a.m. starts right now. >>> good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us. i'm jon kelley. marla tellez has the day off. the bay area braces for a big weekend of festivities. the heart of it all, san francisco. a little bit of something for everybody over the next couple days. on the buffet of outdoor activity, the 49ers are at home against the bills. giants playoff baseball, a music festival shs the america's cup, and look up in the sky, it's the blue angels. we'll start off with our live coverage with bob redell and the fleet week festivities. what's going on, my man? >> reporter: good morning to you, john. we're abo
. we spoke to a resident who said they wondered what is going on. four gun deaths within the city limits since 9:00 last night. all young men in their late teens or early 20s. two killed on 72nd avenue where we are right now. a residential street. a couple of blocks away from international boulevard. these men were in a green minivan on the street. a van that one of the passengers bought within the past day. at 6:00 as the sun was coming up this morning, someone walked up to the van and there was a confrontation. this person fired multiple shots at them killing them both here on the scene. police tell us they don't have a motive. they are still looking for that suspect. a neighbor of one of the men said the two regularly sat out in a vehicle just to talk. weren't loud. were respectful. from her point of view, seemed to stay out of trouble. >> this is the first time we ever had any kind of disturbances like this. sad. i guess nobody is exempt. it happens over there. it happened behind us. now it is happening here. nobody is exempt in oakland. it could be in any neighborhood. any st
a crash sent an suv and a city public works van crashing into two businesses. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez joins us live from oakland. what happened? >> reporter: jessica, investigators are trying to get to the bottom of the crash. i can tell you that a city van was traveling northbound along franklin while an suv was coming up 14th street. they collided in this intersection, and both cars went slamming into this building. you can see the building is boarded up tonight. two pedestrians were hit in the process. now i have to warn you, some of the images you are about to see are graphic. it's a scene that is becoming all too familiar in the east bay. >> it sounded like an earthquake. i thought it was an earthquake. >> reporter: he describes the crash that sent glass flying and six people to the hospital this morning. police say a city public works van and an suv collided in the intersection of 18th and franklin in downtown oakland, sending both vehicles slamming into nearby businesses. and into two people walking along the sidewalk. >> it's unknown at this time exactly where they w
of an ancient stream on mars. >>> and circular sensation. new york city makes plans for the world's largest ferr wheel. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with the red line. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has told the united nations that the world has until next summer to stop iran from building a nuclear weapon. the white house reacted by saying the u.s. shares israel's goal of stopping that from happening but so far it has refused to set an ultimatum. nbc's danielle leigh reports. >> reporter: from a fight over the west bank to fears about iran's nuclear program, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu spoke under pressure before the united nations. >> today a great battle is being waged. >> reporter: just one day after iran's president mahmoud amadinejad accused israel and the west of intimidation, netanyahu delivered iran new ultimatum against its controversial nuclear program. >> a red line should be drawn right here before, before
will cost you. the expansion of the city's plastic bag ban goes in to affect tomorrow. in 2007, san francisco passed a law prohibiting grocery stores and chain pharmacies from using plastic bags. this new law bans the standard plastic bag from all retailers and it requires businesses to charge customers 10 cents for any other type of bag they give out. restaurants are exempt, but only for the next year. >>> the a's continue to thrill this season. they are one game closer to the playoffs after beating the mariners today. fans went crazy with this go-ahead homer in this eighth inning. there it goes. very nice. it has been six years since the team has been to post-season play. some fans are talking destiny. >> really exciting. they are so young. >> at the beginning of the year, just a bunch of words because they weren't going anywhere. all of a sudden they are going somewhere. >> yes, we are going somewhere. oakland dropped the number to two for clinching the number's first playoff birth since 2006. the rangers come to the final three games starting on monday with the division crown up
. >>> another day of record heat around the bay. that is oakland there. we will tell you which east bay city is poised to be hotter than even miami. the news at 11:00 starts now. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. today, opening statements are being heard in the trial of giselle esteban. she is accused of killing michelle le. we have christie smith live at the courthouse with the latest on the trial of giselle esteban. >> reporter: the prosecutor opened with a photo of a smiling michelle le. he showed another photo of what is believed to be her last photo. her walking out of a parking lot and near where she was working. this right before she disappeared. her family packed the courtroom. they did not speak, but wore buttons of the 26-year-old on them. le disappeared in may of 2011 where she was studying nursing. her body found four months later. a former friend of hers, esteban killed her because she had feeling for her boyfriend. i guess we're having problems with that awed oudio. later, he developed a serious relationship with esteban. later, th
much. coming up, tech titans duel. beer bounces back, and the city that's cracking down on snacks. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus a heated exchange between nicki minaj and mariah carey turns up the drama on the set of "american idol." you're watching early today. >>> vice president joe biden's airplane, air force 2, had a pair of landing problems due to bad weather. first in charlotte the flight had to do a go around due to a thunderstorm cell that left some passengers a little queasy. later the jet was diverted from andrews air force base to dulles due to a low cloud ceiling. >>> pope benedict's former butler declared his innocence yesterday against charges he stole personal documents from the pontiff, however, he admitted photocopying the pope's private correspondence. vatican police testified they found thousands of pages of documents inside his apartment. >>> also in vatican city, a dramatic but unrelated protest. a man climbed onto the dome of st. peter's bassilica unfurling a protest bannister against italy's prime minister. at last report he wa
were not wearing life jackets. >>> demanding justice. protesters taking over the city council meeting in oakland last night demanding more information on a deadly police shooting that happened five months ago. the family and about 75 supporters of 18-year-old alan bluford packed the chambers for two hours. the family was given a copy of the police report. something they have been asking the police for since the shooting happened. bluford was shot and killed back in may after police say he tried to run away. police said he was killed in an exchange of gunfire that injured the police officer. they later changed the story and the gun believed to be bluford's believed to be recovered from the scene was not. the district attorney and oakland police are still investigating the shooting. >>> the protest comes as a federal report comes to light accusing oakland police of being too quick to pull the trigger. a court-appointed monitor says officers sometimes shoot at suspects even though they may not face immediate danger. the monitor says officers may be quote, hypersensitive to the dangers of
department's chronic failure to make reforms. >> the recent uptick in murders where this city tragically experienced five murders in just an 18-hour period cannot be allowed to continue and will not be tolerated. >> reporter: tough talk from oakland's police chief as crime spikes and the department comes under fire by a federal monitor yet again. in back-to-back reports, the monitor criticized the department's handling of officer-involved shootings and of occupy oakland demonstrations. putting the chief in defensive mode. >> we have the fourth most dangerous city in america. these are challenges that my officers face every single day. we're not making up any of this stuff, the fact -- reality of what we see here in this department or in this city each and every day. >> we're saying you shouldn't use force when it's not reasonable to do so. you shouldn't be stopping people on the damn street because they're black when they haven't done anything else. >> reporter: civil rights attorney john burris says time's up for making mandated changes. he says opd has had a decade to make reforms. he
of the card roll's opening in august. the city permit process pushed back the opening by four months. and they are seeking over $10,000 in damages for that. the san jose city attorney calls the claim, quote, unfortunate. >>> downtown san francisco is brace for a tech conference that's expected to cause some traffic headaches along the way. oracle open world will be here starting tomorrow through wednesday. today there was a stay city stream of participants registering for the events. parts of howard and taylor streets are due to the closed for the event and several mun any lines rerouted as well. worst traffic problems are expected to happen between 7:00 and 8:00 a.m. and 40,000 people are expected to attend that conference. >>> the flu season is around the corner. today hunts of people are in the south bay to get preventive medicine. cars were lining up for today's flu shot drive-thru clinic and union city. kaiser was the sponsor, according to kaiser as well as the center for disease control, a flu shot is recommended for all children from 6 months to 18 years old as well as every a
in our community in this part of the city. matter of fact, we have a lot of parishioners that have lost a loved one. >> since the start of the year, san jose police have investigated 34 homicides. people gathered at the church this evening say they want to send a message to the community that together they can stop the violence. >>> the jury just couldn't reach a verdict. a mistrial in the case against a former san francisco crime lab tech accused of stealing drugs. deborah madden faced federal charge of skimming cocaine from the city's crime lab back in 2009 by means of fraud and deception. those allegations led to the closure of the lab and prompted prosecutors to dismiss hundreds of criminal cases. now jurors who were divided about the conviction say prosecutors just didn't prove that madden was deceptive. a retrial for the retired madden is a possibility that will be discussed at a hearing next week. >>> well, there was a texas barbecue in oakland today with the a's giving fans a thrilling finish on the last day of the regular season. >> ball game. western division. the oakland a's
three votes, only to have to lead the city through bankruptcy a short time later. in 2009, the mayor's controversial remarks about gays drew national attention. and most recently he's come under fire for five officer-involved shootings. police confirm they're looking into the possibility the fire was an act of domestic terrorism. >> there is certainly a possibility in a the mayor, being the mayor, might have been targeted based upon his position as a public official. >> we know it was an intentional act. we've taken the evidence to a lab. >> reporter: the mayor was in tears saturday morning as he suited up in fire gear and toured the damage. but he says today is a new day and he's more determined than ever to keep going. >> acts of vandalism or criminal conduct. on the contrary. the only strength in my resolve to continue to do what is right and good as mayor of this city, i am steadfast in my commitment to continue doing what i believe is necessary to serve all of the citizens of this city. >> reporter: we are back here live. investigators again tell us that they have sent evidence
from this city that came together and built this bridge in the honor of my grandson. >> reporter: the bridge cost $10 million. developers used city, state and federal funds to complete it. red tape in getting some of the funds delayed the construction. and marla, when was the last time you saw a gathering of 400 people just for the grand opening of the pedestrian bridge? that's what we're seeing here. quite scene. reporting live in san jose, back to you. >>> the new b.a.r.t. extension takes another step forward. south bay leaders are set to break ground on the project in fremo fremont. that is where christie smith is live for the ceremony. >> reporter: good morning to you. they have the gold shovels out here marking the complete transformation of the area. the officials here and all of the steel you see piled up in the background will be driven into the ground. there are four separate projects happening at the same time in this area to make way for the b.a.r.t. silicon valley extension, including widening mission boulevard to six lanes between 880 and warren springs and building
in a key city. nbc's ann curry was inside syria this weekend and is along the border with turkey tonight. >> reporter: lester, good evening, the war in syria has taken a dramatic turn as rebels has launched a massive talk on multiple fronts. just 40 miles from the tur,ish border. this weekend as fighting raged a large part of the treasured marketplace, a world heritage site that dates back to the 14th century was burned to ashes. the army says if they can take the city, they will strike a critical blow to the regime in a war that has killed as many as 30,000 people so far. our news team traveled inside syria this weekend and a rebel commander told us he is frustrated by the power of government warplanes. he told us if the world enforced a no fly zone or gave the free syrian anti-aircraft weapons, this war would be over in two days. many fear this war could become a wider conflict, as many as 700,000 refugees could flee syria by the end of this year. >> ann curry on the syrian boarder. >>> and this was an especially deadly day in iraq, where 76 people were killed and almost 100 injured in
sides. the fight is on for aleppo, syria's largest city and one of the world's oldest. the rebels call it a decisive battle. it is also deadly. this weekend the intense combat triggered a massive fire in the city's ancient marketplace. a priceless landmark, reducing much of it to ashes. we made our way in to syria, past scenes of devastation, to the outskirts of aleppo. to meet rebel commander ahmed afaj once a local businessman now driven by the loss of his own brother, killed in combat. he leads more than 2500 rebels. all sunni muslims. and says he is battling shiite militants fighting for the regime, mostly from outside syria. iranian and hezbollah fighters are here in large numbers, he says. when we kill them, we find their i.d. cards. the u.s. has accused iran of meddling in syria. the commander goes farther. he says of the regime, all of the planes they're using, the new ones, are from iran. and, he says, government planes are dropping a new kind of weapon. bombs in barrels, with chemicals, he says, that take out city blocks. a whole family was in here, he says, and an old man. t
of the oakland police department tonight as the city grapples with another wave of violence. john burris confirmed he and several other civil rights attorneys plan to file a request by midnight, asking a federal judge to appoint an independent receiver to take over at least portions of the police department. the request comes on the heals of two new reports by a federal monitor criticizing the department's handling of officer involved shootings and occupy oakland demonstrations. the department is making progress at implemes reforms and the mayor says the city will night to keep the police department under his control. >>> wall, it's a big day for many bay area catholics and bay area gay rights activists. the appointment comes with controversy, the 56-year-old played a major role supporting prop 8, the measure defining marriage between a man and a woman. and recently in august, he was arrested for drunk driving in san diego. we'll have more on today's ceremony coming up tonight at 6:00. >>> decision 2012 round one, according to the polls goes to mitt romney, plenty of us tuned in. much hi
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the mayor of vallejo, the fact that he is a high profile figure in the city, it could be classified as a form of domestic terrorism. >> reporter: police say it's also possible the attorney who shares the office, michael thompson, could have been the target. both men are high profile figures in the community, which is why police say they're asking for help from the fbi. investigators say surveillance footage from cameras at the courthouse across the street could help them figure out who set the fire. >> so we're in the process right now of evaluating those cameras, evaluating the video footage from the cameras to determine whether or not there is any evidentiary value. >> reporter: and police will not say if they have any suspects at this point, but they are asking for the public's help, especially if you saw anything suspicious here on tuolumne street last night. live in vallejo, monte francis, nbc bay area news. >> monte, thank you for the update. >>> investigators in san jose are looking into how a fire started this evening that burned a warehouse. flames broke out around 2:30 thi
. hundreds of thousands are expected to pour into the city for a cornucopia of fun. fleet week and the america's cup by the water. hardly strictly blue grass in golden gate park. a slew of fairs and the games for the 49ers and the giants? jean elle is live in san francisco. >> reporter: people from all over the bay area come here for fleet week. it's a huge draw and tonight, the "uss macon island" is already docked here. hundreds of thousands are expected here in san francisco. it's safe to say you should expect delays all over san francisco this weekend. thousands of people from near and far are rolling in. for everything, from the blue angels to the america's cup. out of up towners will be able hop in a taxi. >> i usually stay right here, but it's sold out i understand. >> reporter: hotel operators are feeling lucky. >> yeah, it's been very, very good. >> reporter: they booked up solid for this weekend two months ago. >> things are slowly picking up and certainly in san francisco things have really taken a very uptick. >> reporter: a weekend that includes multiple events that
. lit up in orange and so is city hall. the giants open this week at at&t park. the aempb's might also be hosting in oakland. the 49ers will be playing at home. you throw in the america's cup and the blue angels in addition to the a's, giants, 49ers, the weekend will be active to say the least. stay with us for complete on air and how to get around. >>> new at 11:00, the coast guard tells us family members of a michiganing fisherman found the body. they were searching north of pigeon point when they found him. he was one of four men on a fishing trip. the boat capsized after waves slammed into it. two men wearing lifejackets managed to swim to shore and alerted authorities but the other two men were not wearing life vests. >>> first the arrests, now the death. a popular teacher accused of plefing a former student has apparently killed himself. james izumizaki's body was found this morning. his arrest last week shocked the albany middle school community and his death now has left them stunld and sadden -- stunned and saddened. the confusing situation for everyone at the school. >> repor
into the u.s. what you can't count are how many have been prevented. >> this is the depp city chief of staff for communications here in afghanistan. welcome. great to have you on. we should note, some of our viewers may think you look familiar. we'll explain why in just a moment because you have a history, certainly with nbc. i want to start out by asking you about the green on blue attacks. there's been a lot of focus on that recently. we know there were some changes, some adjustments made in terms of the partnership with afghan troops. where does it stand right now? are you at full tempo right now? >> we continually assess our force protection poster here, and when we see things that may threaten our soldiers, we heighten our force protection posture. in this case, we saw the innocence of muslims video came out and we saw the demonstrations and riots around the muslim world and we were concerned about it spilling over here in afghanistan. and so we took the recommendation to general allen based on what we saw as a threat and he made a decision to pull back in order to ensure that we protec
debate in denver wednesday night. romney is holding a rally in the mile-high city today, while the president gears up in nevada. nbc's tracy potts joins us with washington from the latest. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. we get an interesting perspective on this from john mccain. he's debated both the president and mitt romney, and he says we will see two very strong well-prepared candidates and in his prediction, few surprises. the president's behind closed doors in nevada for the next two days preparing to face mitt romney in denver wednesday. >> he's a good debater. i'm just okay. but what i'm most concerned about is having a serious discussion about what we need to do to keep the country growing. >> reporter: both sides are downplaying expectations. a senior aide to the president says romney will be prepared, disciplined and aggressive. romney's debate partner calls the president a tough debater. >> barack obama is going to be formidable and i think it will be a good debate, but i certainly would not underestimate what barack obama brings to it. >> reporter: john kerry
. and now that chilly air, it's moved as far south as say about salt lake city, and it's moved through colorado, but that's really about it. now that front's going to kind of just sit here. it's not going to make much more progress to the south. that's why i don't think the temperatures are going to cool off much. so, the cool air, northern nevada, up into idaho and montana. the onshore flow's cooled off a little bit, too, over the last couple days in california, and that's going to continue. there are a lot of coastal clouds, you'll be burning off the fog all morning long and then sunshine this afternoon. if you notice the chilly air, it's in the 40s finally through the northern rockies, into 30s at the high elevations, but none of that cool air made it to vegas, at 78 this morning. it's a little cool around portland and medford, maybe a light jacket this morning. you'll probably carry it home this afternoon because we're spending another dry day, an amazingly dry stretch of weather here and it continues. 84 in medford, 74 portland, and after burning off the clouds in central californ
:00, crime is on the rise across the bay area. one local city is teetering on the edge. is the answer a federal takeover? >>> plus, they're the team everyone's talking about. the oakland as' historic comeback. we'll talk to the man who literally wrote the book on the as, "money ball." >>> good evening, and thanks for joining us, i'm jessica aguirre. >> i'm raj mathai. two of the bay area's three major cities are plagued with problems in their police departments. san jose is searching for a new chief, while tonight in oakland, civil ts
sound is getting harder to here. newcomers move into the big city and drown out that old draw. >> you can find it much more easily when you go to rural parts of texas, it's still there. but it's not as generally used in the city like austin. >> reporter: at the university of texas, they're studying the slow demise of this slice of southern identity, comparing dialect in recordings made almost 30 years apart. >> i like growing up in the country. when my chores were done, i would ride my horse. >> climb trees or hike, fish or swim. >> reporter: bob hinkle isn't writing the twang's obituary just yet. >> you bear down on them r's a little bit, drop your g's and just slow down and talk to where people can understand you. >> reporter: the 82-year-old taught old hollywood to talk texan. >> sometimes i lean to one side of it, sometimes i lean to the other. >> reporter: stars like paul newman and james dean spent weeks perfecting the twang. >> i'm not complaining. >> reporter: patricia neal even thanked him when she won the 1963 oscar for best actress. >> you look pretty good without your shir
-income city kids. dominic randolph is the headmaster of riverdale country school. a prestigious private school in a leafier section of new york city. these two leaders have joined together to develop what they call character education. their message is character skills are crucial. they're just as important for kids from tough backgrounds as they are kids from well-off families. but fair warning to the kids and their parents who have been a part of the so-called trophy generation. this new movement might come as a big shock in a society that has valued self-esteem above all else. >> you can do it. >> you can do anything. >> one that's been perfectly skewered by snl. >> my self-esteem is through the roof because nobody has ever been honest with me about how mediocre i am. >> what if someone were to be honest with you? >> i would immediately cry. >> when i started teaching in the '90s, there was a sense that everyone had to be rewarded. where people didn't want kids to experience failure. when you enter the work world, it isn't all, you know, blue ribbons and it isn't all everyone is equal. >> a
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. the murder rate on a record pace. i think the tenth most violent city nationally. stockton has no money. it declared bankruptcy and police say that has left them paralyzed. but braden accuses police of lying when they're telling citizens they're doing everything they can. he said his grandmother was robbed and he was assaulted and he claim officers have told him personally that they will not respond unless gun fire is involved. >> i love this community. this community raised me to be where i am today. and to be lied to, blatantly by the guy who is supposed to be running the shots around here. i can't do anything. i have nobody to go to. if the guy with the 21 and the badge can't step up and answer the bell, who is? >> braden's family moved to stockton to help him have better exposure to baseball and you might remember in 2010, he pitched a perfect game for the a's. he missed this season with a shoulder surgery. he regularly gives large numbers of a's tickets to charities and low income kids in to knowton. they have a 209 area, the area code for the central valley. i have to remind every
to work with the retailers to give on site promotions. we're going to be in new york city, we're going to use celebrity to get on a lot of the different talk shows. >> celebrity people who have hiv? >> we haven't disclosed what celebrities we're going to use, but suffice it to say that they're well known. the first fda approved test that you can take in the comfort and privacy of your home, there's really no excuse why people shouldn't know their hiv status. >> there's a lot of reasons why people might not go to the doctor and request an hiv test. certainly there's still a lot of stigma associated with hiv. there's about 1.2 million people infected with hiv here in the united states, jim, and about 20% to 25% of those individuals are unaware that they're infected. and what's most concerning is it's those individuals who are infected but unaware. they're responsible for 50% to 70% of the forward transmission. so our objective is to put as many tools out there as we can to make it easier for people to know their hiv status. >> do you envision a world where someone has unprotected sex, th
see 60 around kansas city but only 52 degrees in minneapolis. all the while we keep it relatively mild along the northeast coast. 71 in new york, 80 in d.c. and 82 degrees in atlanta, georgia. but eventually the cold front reaches all the way into the south, including northern texas. we call it the blue norther as that northerly wind takes hold and temperatures will be much much cooler in dallas coming up this weekend. we've got the texas state fair going on there as well. scattered showers from kansas city to st. louis, over towards indianapolis and the eastern lakes around buffalo and pittsburgh we could find scattered showers, along with that cooler temperatures. highs on friday chicago after being in the 70s on thursday only going to be 59 degrees on friday. still out ahead of that front, though, south of the front we are really toasty. 84 in atlanta, 86 in new orleans, 89 in houston with still a touch of humidity in the air as well. eventually the cold front comes down through the tennessee valley bringing with it chance for showers on saturday affecting some college football game
have a big weekend ahead in the city by the bay. we'll have live coverage for you all throughout the day today. temperaturewise looking pretty good. we are going to see plenty of 70s and 80s. as we head throughout the afternoon, the fog in san francisco will start to clear. as you can see right now, not too bad, getting some visibility out there at about 5 to 10 miles. hope you have a fantastic day. >> and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> we have more this morning on some startling video we showed you on thursday, a driver using a sidewalk to get around a school bus picking up kids. nbc's katie tur is in cleveland, ohio with more. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. a bus driver for those kids shot a video stung to see, a woman and what appears to be total disregard for the law and the safety for those kids. a brazen maneuver caught on tape, without even pausing. watch as this driver pulls up on to the curb and drives down the sidewalk to avoid waiting behind a school bus for handicapped children. >> comes through here every morning, goes around the
has spread to hundreds of cities worldwide and even inspired change. >> it doesn't get any more -- i think it's a better way to live. >> in san francisco alone, bicycling has grown from 2006 to 2011. according to the city's municipal transit agency. learning to share the road is a work in progress. it has gotten better in recent years. >> i think everybody should have a turn at both. because then they could understand the mind-set of each and be a little more polite to each other. >> reporter: he's proud of how far the movement has come. now, while this may well be his last critical mass ride, he says he won't stop biking any time soon. >> trying to stay healthy. and i absolutely love to get out in the fresh air and bicycle. it's always a thrilling thing, and it makes you young again. >> police did have extra patrols out here, including officers on bikes. i just touched base with san francisco police who say traffic was at times tied up by critical mass. it all went smoothly. no arrests, no major problems. kimberly terry, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, kimberly. >>> they will conti
soup can do. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] hospital daytime. wally crowder rushed to the bed side of his buddy, garrett warren, a stuntman who had been shot with real bullets. >> i ran into garrett's mom and realized i'm going to lose my friend. he's not going to make it. >> garrett was in critical condition. >> all these things run through your head. the time you spent together. the things that maybe you should have said that you didn't. it was rough. >> shot three times in the body and once through the eye. all at close range. hard to imagine anyone surviving it. ready for our second twist? it's one that neither garrett's family nor the gunman saw som
in missouri. thomas. >> caller: booyah, jim. greetings from kansas city. i love your show. >> kansas city. big match this week. kind of determining who i play in fantasy. go ahead. >> caller: all right. epsilon pharmaceuticals. they had some positive news on their ns5a inhibitor the other day. i own the stock. do you think there's more top side? >> yes. yes. no, this is one that we highlighted when we did our kind of speculation stocks in the sector. you have got a winner. remember, hepc terrible. i do want to remind people that orashore their particular anti-aids diagnostic test goes into stores next week. i think that matters. david in utah. david. >> caller: hey, jim. i want to get your opinion on triquint semiconductor. the stock price doesn't seem to be reflecting the growth of this company. is it a good buy? >> no. i got enough problems with skyward solutions which had been one of my favorites but i walked away from the sector because there's just too much -- the semis just aren't that good. but swks is better than triquint in a very competitive area. that would be the best of that parti
. >>> a series of suicide bombings this morning in syria's largest city has killed at least 31 people. state tv reports that three explosions rocked a government-controlled district in aleppo. >>> now let's head to wall street. cnbc's mandy drury is at the new york stock exchange. good morning to you, mandy. >> good morning to you as well, natalie. today we're watching the private sector jobs report for some clues as to what kind of report we're going to get on friday when the big government payrolls report comes out. at this stage economists are expecting 153,000 jobs were created in the month of september. and apple shares are in focus once again as there are some reports out that asian component suppliers of apple have begun mass production of a smaller tablet computer that apparently is smaller than the current ipad. we're all waiting for that as well. back to you. >> wonder if it will be in time for the holidays. mandy drury, thanks so much. >>> the self-proclaimed world's best dad is at it again. david engeldow and his 20-month-old daughter have become famous online for their photos that
that big lake city contract that is behind them. they think that atk can outperform by 20% over the next three to six months without much in the way of down side risk because the stock is so cheap. they believe that worries about the lake city contract were keeping the stock down. that's a big part of the business. the deal can be worth $2 billion over the next ten years. if they lost the contract, it wouldn't have been a huge hit to atk's earnings. the company doesn't have any other major contracts expiring in the near future where it has to compete for business. investors have much less to worry about. confidence, now the big risk, it's off the table. we can now focus on atk's monster buy back, 175 million repurchase authorization. plus, if obama gets re-elected, they expect the civilian side to get a major boost as regular people, yes, stockpile ammo. not making it up. talk to cabela's. what happens if the election in 2008, on the other hand if, romney wins, he wants to increase spending. given all the factors, i can see why cowen believes that atk can outperform by 20%. you make a pr
, everybody. as the war in syria takes a dramatic turn, we cross the border and head toward the war-torn city of aleppo where there is a decisive battle on multiple fronts. at a border crossing from turkey, we walk toward syria. it's pretty calm, actually. but we understand there was an attack four miles from the border and six were killed. and we drove into what is known as free syria and they clearly want it know, they're in charge. but the hold is fragile so we're careful not to make wrong turns. you're saying this is the way you're going to run into the syrian army? >> yes. >> reporter: a government soldier who switched sides drives us on the safest route in, past bombed-out buildings in one town after another, including azaz, now nicknamed the graveyard of tanks. for miles in this northern pocket of territory, checkpoints are controlled by the free syrian army. we saw long bread lines with children. refugees escaping in trucks. and three miles from the embattled city of aleppo, smoke rising from a recent air strike. aleppo is now nearly in ruins as the battle rages on multiple fronts. th
example of the staff crunch playing out across the city. especially on the streets of a south bay neighborhood where ladies of the night are extending their office hours working more in the daylight, and right in view of the children walking to and from school. in about 90 minutes, parents will go out to the streets and try to take back their community. mary ann favreau has this follow-up for you. >> reporter: maria says she's had enough of prostitutes near washington elementary schooling in san jose, especially after one propositioned her son. she says she's concerned what her 6-year-old daughter baby will see on her way home from school. >> i just think that's not appropriate for my daughter to see. something that's just hanging around, and basically, she just asks questions a lot, like why are they dressed that way, and jumping into cars. >> reporter: both moms plan to join 100 other parents at an awareness march tonight to fight the increasing number of hookers near the elementary schools. they hope san jose cops will do more. but police say their hands are tied by budget cons
york city and new jersey. most of the showers are going to be across the south. it's going to be unsettled here on into the weekend. as long as this front hangs out. we'll see some pkets of heavy rain especially there into the southern plains but drying out around the lakes, the interior northeast looking good. your temperature 67 in new york city behind that front. and starting to cool off a bit across the southeast with a lot of cloud cover and some on and off rain. we're going to be dry without the showers and storms we had in colorado the last couple of days. monday we're still stuck with this front. this one has been with us all week long. it's going to kick off early next week across the southeast. a few showers and storms expected into parts of florida and even on tuesday we're not done just yet along a warm front. it will be cool, fall-like weather in the northeast with 60s. 84 in denver, near 90 in los angeles. beautiful time of year as we move through september and october and get that off shore flow here. you get the dry, sunny days at the beach in southern calif
from libya's capitol city of tripoli, 400 miles away. a official said that while that is limited, it is more important to question people in libya thought to know about the attack. and he says the process is yielding more valuable information. one other note, peter king, chairman of the house committee, said that ambassador susan rice should resign because of her statement. >>> all right, we want to turn to andrea mitchell, chief foreign correspondent, and andrea how rare is it for the intelligence committee to come out and acknowledge they got it wrong initially, and is it having any effect on the response here? >> reporter: well, first of all it is very, very rare for them to make this type of admission. and politics are clearly in play. the questions are being asked, why did they get it wrong? was it because of a coverup, or was it because they were trying to avoid acknowledging mistakes this close to the election? so there is always a political consequence, and certainly's tonight, the white house is strongly defending susan rice, but she is in the cross-hairs of the politica
-game lead in the a.l. east. >>> in kansas city detroit's miguel cabrera had four hits including a homer during a five-run sixth inning to help the tigers beat the royals 6-3 and claim the a.l. central title. >>> and, finally, that's the spirit, despite losing to the phillies last night, the nationals still had reason to celebrate after a loss by the second place atlanta braves secured the club's first ever n.l. east crown. >>> well, coming up, who's hosting the oscars and who's still the queen when it comes to highest paid women. your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, some pet owners will go to almost any length to pamper their pooch, and we've got the video to prove it. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back to "early today." we talked about the rain heading into the coastal areas of alaska and the big storm moving through the west coast. we'd love some rain. it's been an amazingly dry period. in portland, oregon, august and september the two driest months you've ever had, less than a half inch in two months combined, about a quarter inch. no
-dry rinses away residues for a sparkling shine. >>> we're back with sara in the city and she's back in her own city. >> she traveled back to her hometown of newton, iowa for the blue plate special. >> i say that the maytag bleu cheese best represents where i came from. it originates in the town where i grew up. after decades of eating this stuff, i finally got to see how it's made. my hometown of newton, iowa, is known for the iowa speedway, the birthplace of the maytag appliance company and the unrelated maytag dairy farm. since 1941, the farm has hand-crafted wheels of this world-renowned bleu cheese. >> all the bleu cheese you're ever going to see in the store or buy anywhere came out of this vat room. >> may tag bleu starts off as milk in these vats, courtesy of iowa's cows, employees keep tabs on the chemistry and since science isn't my strong suit, myrna gives me a more physical task. >> i'm going to have you follow wes's lead here and he's going to show you what we're looking at as we're trying to make sure we've got everything, nothing is settling on the bottom of the vat. >> is th
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